|Present||Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|2001||Assistant, Missouri University of Science and Technology ‐ Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering|
|1997 - 2001||Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Nebraska - Lincoln|
Honors and Awards
- New Investigator Award, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), 1999
- Pi Tau Sigma Silver Slide Rule Award, University of Missouri-Rolla, 2004
- School of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award, University of Missouri-Rolla, 2004.
|1996||Ph. D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|1992||M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|1990||B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Dordt College|
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Missouri University of Science and Technology
329 Toomey Hall
400 West 13th street
Rolla, MO 65409-0050
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Research Works (28)
Computational Investigation of Flow over Geometry Compliant Lattice Structures
Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (2018, Pittsburgh, PA) (2018)
With the increasing prevalence of additive manufacturing, geometries that would not have been possible to manufacture just a few years ...
Transient Behavior of Thermosyphon-Coupled Sensible Storage with Constant Temperature Heat ...
Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications (2009)
The time-dependent behavior of a thermal storage device incorporating an integrated thermosyphon is analyzed numerically. Energy is added from a ...
Transition from Gravity- to Inertia-Dominated Behavior Computed for the Turbulent ...
International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow (2006)
This paper treats the unsteady mixed convection processes occurring during the stably-stratified bottom filling of an open enclosure with application ...
A Variable Effectiveness Model for Indirect Thermal Storage Devices
ASME Summer 2005 Heat Transfer Conference July 2005, San Francisco, California USA (HT2005) (2005)
The performance of indirect thermal storage systems is critically dependent on the degree of thermal contact between the energy storage ...
Improving Discharge Characteristics of Indirect Integral Collector Storage Systems with ...
Proceedings of the 2004 International Solar Energy Conference (2004, Portland, OR) (2004)
Desired performance of unpressurized integral collector storage systems hinges on the appropriate selection of storage volume and the immersed heat ...
Thermodynamic Optimization of Electric Water Heating with Fully-Mixed Storage: First ...
ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition Proceedings (2001)
The energy consumed for water heating is a significant fraction of the total national use. The most common water heater ...